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Graduate Nurse Program - Registered Nurse


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Hunter Valley Private Hospital

2022 Graduate Nurse Program

  • Permanent employment
  • 1-year program that offers preceptorship and on-site educator support
  • Comprehensive Orientation Program
  • Supernumerary shifts at the beginning of each rotation
  • In-service and debrief sessions
  • Paid education days
  • Permanent Part-time 64 hours per fortnight

Hunter Valley Private Hospital is the oldest private hospital in the Hunter Valley, located near the University of Newcastle and Hunter Wetlands in Shortland. This full three year ACHS accredited hospital has 83 beds and specialises in acute Medical, Surgical (including paediatrics), Rehabilitation and Day Stay procedures.

Hunter Valley Private Hospital are offering Graduate Nurse Positions to commence 30th January 2023 in both a Ward-based Program and Perioperative Program

4 rotation Ward-based Program - 6 positions

  • Medical Ward
  • Surgical Ward
  • Rehabilitation Ward

3 rotation Perioperative Program - 1 position

  • Scrub/Scout
  • Anaesthetics
  • Recovery

The Graduate Nurse Program at Hunter Valley Private Hospital is aimed to provide

  • A year of consolidation of clinical skills in a supportive and caring environment
  • A variety of clinical experiences enabling growth and development
  • Evidence of each Graduate Nurse's clinical experience as part of their professional development and portfolio

Selection Criteria


  • Current enrolment in a Bachelor of Nursing program with registration prior to commencement in January 2023
  • High level of interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • On-going commitment to professional development
  • Ability to work within a team environment


  • AIN experience
  • Previous clinical placements in an acute medical-surgical hospital


  • Applicants who have completed their initial nursing degree prior to 1 June 2021 are not eligible to apply
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview

How to Apply:

  • Address a one-page cover letter to Mercy Amaefula discussing how you meet the selection criteria and why you would like a position with Hunter Valley Private Hospital
  • Include a brief CV of no more than 3 pages with at least two references included
  • Provide most recent academic transcript with result legend
  • Include two relevant University clinical appraisals completed by you & your facilitator at clinical placements

Important dates to remember:

  • Applications open - Monday 4th July 2022
  • Applications close - Sunday 7th August 2022
  • Interviews - September 2022 at Hunter Valley Private Hospital
  • Position offers - October 2022
  • Program commences - 30th January 2023

For Further Enquiries: Contact Mercy Amaefula - Clinical Nurse Educator, (02)4944 3749 or E: Mercy.Amaefula@healthscope.com.au


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Job details
Date posted
4 Jul 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$65k ~ $73k
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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